Today’s word of the day is ‘Entreat.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Entreat [ en-treet ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
1. Plead with
2. Appeal to
3. To make an earnest request
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Vinatee karana
2. Spanish – Rogar a
3. French – Supplier
4. Mandarin – Kěnqiú
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Of course, you must ask her yourself, entreat her to do you the honour, you understand?
2. I will entreat the angels, the archangels, the cherubim and the seraphim for you—give me but your full name and address.
3. She then, though with much timidity and reluctance, sent a message to Mr Delvile to entreat a moment’s audience.
4. She had made him beg, entreat, her forgiveness for his wild, wicked words.
5. “Name her not, I entreat,” replied the Captain, severely hurt at the reproach of his friend.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
ask, beg, beseech, blandish, coax, conjure, crave, enjoin, exhort, implore, importune, invoke, pester, petition, plague, pray, press, request, supplicate, urge, wheedle, appeal to etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
allow, answer, give, please, reply, command, demand etc.
I entreat masters to live a good life and faithfully to instruct their scholars, especially that they may love God and learn to give themselves to knowledge, in order to promote His honour, the welfare of the state, and their own salvation, but not for the sake of avarice or the praise of man.
… in the New Testament is rich in shades of meaning: ask, beseech, plead, invoke, entreat, cry out, even "struggle in prayer." Its most usual form, because the most spontaneous, is petition: by prayer of petition we express awareness of our relationship with God.
— The Warning (@Thewarning9) January 10, 2021
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